Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Vermicilli Masala Baath / Semiya Baath

Cooking Time: 30 mins
Serves           : 2
Vermicilli is one of the easiest and tastiest dish to prepare. The below is the version i used to prepare so often at my home.  Since vegetables are added to it, it is healthiest as well. Do try this simple nutritional breakfast.





INGREDIENTS:
Vermicilli               - 1 1/2 cups
Onion                    - 1
Tomato                 - 1
Vegetables            - 1 cup (Chopped Carrots + Beans + Peas)
Green chillies         - 3
Bay Leaves           - 1
Cinnamon Sticks   - 1
Cloves                  - 2
Ghee                     - 1 tbsp

To Grind:
Pepper            - 1 1/2 tbsp
Ginger             - 1/2 inch
Garlic Pods     - 3


STEPS:

  1. In a Pan, heat oil and add water and allow the water to boil. Add the chopped Vegetables and allow to boil till the vegetables are cooked. Take the vegetables and keep it aside. Don't pour the water. we can use the same water to cook Vermicilli. Grind the items mentioned in "To Grind" Section. Split open the Green Chillies. 
  2. In a pan, Heat Ghee and add Bay Leaf, Cinnamon Sticks, Cloves and once the aroma comes, Add Onions and Green chillies and fry till Onion becomes golden brown. 
  3. Add the ground masala and mix well. Add the cooked vegetables and fry for a min. 
  4. Add the vermicilli and 2 1/2 cups of water and allow the mixture to boil till the vermicilli is cooked.
  5. Serve hot with Tomato sambar or it can be taken raw.